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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Carl Gershman Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1962-1984
    Collection number: 81124
    Creator: Gershman, Carl
    Collection Size: 28 manuscript boxes (11.6 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Speeches and writings, correspondence, minutes, resolutions, discussion bulletins, and printed matter, relating to socialist and radical movements in the U.S., the Young People's Socialist League, and Social Democrats, U.S.A.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Carl Gershman Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Access Points

    Social Democrats, U.S.A.
    Young People's Socialist League of America.
    Radicalism--United States.
    Socialism--United States.
    United States--Politics and government.

    Biographical Note

    1943 Born
    1965 B.A., Yale University
    1965-1967 Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) worker, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    1968 M.Ed., Harvard University
    1969-1974 Director of Research, Co-Chairman, and Executive Director, successively, Youth Committee for Peace and Democracy in the Middle East
    1970-1974 Vice Chairman, Co-Chairman, and Chairman, successively, Young People's Socialist League
    1975-1980 Executive Director, Social Democrats, U.S.A.
    1981- Counsellor to the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations